Looking for Alcoholism Treatment Greenville TX

Presently, there are three primary drug therapies used to combat alcoholism. Antabuse causes a severe negative reaction in individuals who drink. When mixed with alcohol, antabuse can cause a variety of symptoms ranging from sweating to convulsions. The idea is to associate drinking with these adverse reactions so the individual is less interested in drinking.

Glen Oaks Hospital
(903) 454-6000
301 East Division Street
Greenville, TX
Hotline
(800) 443-1109
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Phoenix House
(214) 920-1628
2438 Butler Street
Dallas, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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North Texas Addiction Counseling Inc
(817) 795-8278
124 West Pioneer Parkway
Arlington, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Push Up Foundations Inc
(512) 236-9629
1711 East Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Coastal Bend Outpatient Services Inc
(361) 888-4188
116 South 7th Street
Kingsville, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Addiction Treatment Resources
(903) 883-4500
3819 Highway 34
Greenville, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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River City Rehabilitation Center
(830) 602-0282
256 South Krueger Avenue
New Braunfels, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Kingwood Pines Hospital
(281) 358-1495
2001 Ladbrook Drive
Kingwood, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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MH/MR of Tarrant County
(817) 569-4600
1501 East El Paso Street
Fort Worth, TX
Hotline
(817) 335-3022
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Toxicology Associates Inc
(713) 271-0067
6910 Bellaire Boulevard
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Looking for Alcoholism Treatment

There is no treatment for alcoholism. At this moment prevention is the only cure. Specific problems such as cravings, associated with alcohol use can be handled with the aid of drug therapy. Research is underway to develop new drugs that address other symptoms of alcoholism. Presently, there are three primary drug therapies used to combat alcoholism. Antabuse causes a severe negative reaction in individuals who drink. When mixed with alcohol, antabuse can cause a variety of symptoms ranging from sweating to convulsions. The idea is to associate drinking with these adverse reactions so the individual is less interested in drinking. Antabuse does not address the actual physical craving an alcohol experiences. Antabuse has significant risk to the user and should only be used by individuals serious about not drinking.

Treatment for Alcoholism

Unlike Antabuse, Naltrexone actually reduces the physical cravings associated with alcohol dependency. This drug therapy is available in an extended release formula. Generally the pill is prescribed for a specific period of time, such as ten to twelve weeks, as assistance when someone completely stops drinking. This is to prevent relapse which is likely during the early stages of recovery. Naltrexone is also available as an injection. As with any drug therapy, there are possible side effects with this drug. Side effects include joint pain, nausea, vomiting, and anxiety. Campral is the third drug available. Campral helps reestablish chemi...

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